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International Geology Review Investigation announces Jesus died on Friday 3rd April 33 A.D.

I am not usually the kind that gleans theology from the local new paper. But once in a while an interesting post does come up. A recent investigation does confirm that an earth quake did occur around the time period that Pontius Pilate was Procurator. That’s not all….

Jesus died on Friday, April 3, 33AD, according to an investigation which matches his death to an earthquake.

The investigation, from the International Geology Review, looked at earthquake activity around the Dead Sea, which is around 13 miles from Jerusalem.

The Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 27, says that as Jesus lay dying on the cross, an earthquake shook the area, scattering graves and making the sky go dark.

Now researchers have looked at textual accounts, geological records and astronomical data to find the most likely date for Jesus’s death. …Read More!